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Unformatted text preview: and two c For the number , we say zero in counting and arithmetic ‘o’ in phone numbers etc. zero for the temperature nil for the score in most sports d FRACTIONS DECIMALS 1/2 a half 0.5 zero point five 1/3 a third 0.33 zero point three three 1/4 a quarter 0.25 zero point two five 1/5 a fifth 0.2 zero point two 2 1/2 two and a half 2.5 two point five 2 3/4 two and three quarters 2.75 two point seven five e Whole numbers have no plural . We say two hundred (NOT hundreds ). But when we are talking generally, we can say: hundred s of people f Numbers go before adjectives : Three large cars were coming along. but after a, an, the, this, that, these, those, - the first car some, any, all, every, either, neither - all three cars We can also use numbers before of: two of the cars / two of them...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course ESL 100 taught by Professor Online during the Spring '10 term at Open Uni..
- Spring '10